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JAYGEE
Jun 2, 2008, 07:38 PM
Do you think Apple will put the Safari web browser onto the :apple: TV?

That alone could count towards people buying an :apple: TV.

I don't know how you'd use it, as there is currently no way to effectively control a browser on the :apple: TV.

Maybe the rumors about the keyboard and Wii-style remote, for the :apple: TV where correct?

I hate rumors :(



psychofreak
Jun 2, 2008, 07:39 PM
You can already do it:
http://www.appletvhacks.net/2008/02/17/safari-hd-is-now-available/

JAYGEE
Jun 3, 2008, 05:25 AM
You can already do it:
http://www.appletvhacks.net/2008/02/17/safari-hd-is-now-available/

Hmm, interesting.

yoyo5280
Jun 3, 2008, 05:29 AM
Curios why your on MacRumors if you hate rumors.

chas0001
Jun 3, 2008, 05:39 AM
The developer had to rename it from Safari HD to Couchsurfer (legal Reasons). Here is the developers home page : http://www.brandon-holland.com/software.html

Cybix
Jun 3, 2008, 05:50 AM
It works brilliantly (couch surfer), I use it often. Very handy!!

MikieMikie
Jun 3, 2008, 07:30 AM
It works brilliantly (couch surfer), I use it often. Very handy!!

Just curious what the interface is like. Arrows on the remote? How do you call up the text-input/enter an address? Click on a link?

JAYGEE
Jun 3, 2008, 02:44 PM
Curios why your on MacRumors if you hate rumors.

It's the not knowing.

Kilamite
Jun 3, 2008, 04:06 PM
Any screenshots / photos to see what it all looks like?

Cybix
Jun 3, 2008, 09:19 PM
http://www.brandon-holland.com/ (dev's site with screens)

you press > on a text box to open the keyboard panel, pressing > on a link follows that link, pressing "menu" comes out of the interactive mode.

it also supports USB keyboard/mice. you can get wireless working with some effort..

tom1971
Jun 3, 2008, 10:43 PM
It works brilliantly (couch surfer), I use it often. Very handy!!

I find it a bit cumbersome...a bluetooth hack with mouse / keyboard would be great